Reality, Reality

by Jackie Kay

eBooks of the Month Modern and Classic Literary Fiction

Reality, Reality Synopsis

The women of Reality, Reality are mesmerizing, whether in love or in solitude. Full of compassion, generosity, sorrow and joy, their fifteen unforgettable stories explore the power of the imagination to make things real, and celebrate, most of all, those who dare to dream.

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Reality, Reality Press Reviews

'Jackie Kay's third collection of short stories ranks among the best'
Guardian

'Hilarious ... heartbreaking'
Observer

'Sheer joy ... The pleasure that Kay takes in observation, in dipping her imagination into the secrets of the secretive and the songs of the unsung, is infectious'
Scotland on Sunday

'They glow with a quiet radiance, touched as they are by the warmth of their creator's heart'
Spectator

'Invigorating and witty ... An observer whose eye for human frailty and courage is that of a portraitist who wants to show rather than tell'
Sunday Herald

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ISBN: 9780330515726
Publication date: 20/06/2013
Publisher: Picador an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780330515726
Publication date: 20th June 2013
Author: Jackie Kay
Publisher: Picador an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 256 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Literary Fiction, Shorter Reads,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Jackie Kay

Jackie Kay was born in Edinburgh. She is a poet, novelist and writer of short stories and has enjoyed great acclaim for her work for both adults and children. Her novel Trumpet won the Guardian Fiction Prize and is a modern classic. She has published two collections of stories with Picador, Why Don't You Stop Talking and Wish I Was Here. She teaches at Newcastle University, and lives in Manchester.

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